Sunday, July 24th, 2016


Homeless Man Goes On Crime Spree In Grover


A homeless man is behind bars after a wild crime spree through Grover Beach Sunday.  Police say David Krause, 36, stole a bus from a property on Longbranch Ave and then crashed it into a shed.  Krause then took off on foot and burglarized a home on South 3rd Street. He then stole another car from that same area and …

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Beloved Pismo Restaurant Burned Down


Giuseppe’s restaurant in Pismo Beach was destroyed by fire this weekend.  Investigators say the fire was caused by an appliance around 2 in the morning Saturday.  Police and firefighters arrived on scene just after 2:15 Saturday morning.  But by the time the flames were put out, the building was a total loss.  The front half of the building where the …

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Vehicle Rollover In Gaviota


A vehicle rollover on highway 101 sent one woman to the hospital.  The accident occurred around 8:00AM Sunday morning near Gaviota.  When crews arrived, the vehicle was rolled over on the center divider with an elderly woman and her dog trapped inside.  Crews had to use the jaws of life to rescue the woman and the dog.  The woman was …

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WSP Searching For New Director

The Women’s Shelter Program of SLO County is searching for a new executive director after two top managers announced their resignation earlier this week.  The WSP said Executive Director Marianne Kennedy and Deputy Director Jason Reed resigned on Monday.  The resignations were tendered while an internal investigation was being launched into concerns raised by some employees. The Women’s Shelter Program …

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DUI Enforcement Team Deployed This Weekend


Officers from the San Luis Obispo Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to crack down on impaired drivers. DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy this Saturday. Officers will be patrolling in areas with high frequencies of DUI collisions and/or arrests.  SLO PD reminds the community to Designate a sober driver or call a cab. The cost of …

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SLO Brew Reopens


An iconic San Luis Obispo brew pub reopened for business Thursday.  After closing its doors on Garden Street last December, SLO Brew reopened on Higuera Street with a new sound system, indoor and outdoor lounge, food and craft beer.  The new location also features a 5 room boutique hotel called the Slo Brew Lofts.

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Price House Park Reopens


Pismo Beach’s historical Price House Park reopened this week.  The park features a new public parking lot and newly paved roads.  The seven-acre city park is part of the original Rancho Pismo and is the site of the Price Anniversary House, which is the original home of Pismo Beach founder John Michael Price.

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Sherpa Fire Now 93% Contained


Cal Fire reports as of last night, the Sherpa Fire is 93% contained.  While the evacuation orders were lifted for the majority of the fire area, some restrictions and closures remain.  Refugio State Beach will be reopened this weekend.  El Capitan State Beach will remain closed for a few more weeks.  The Sherpa Fire started back on June 15th and …

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AG City Manager Placed On Leave


During a special meeting back on Tuesday, The Arroyo Grande City Council unanimously voted to place City Manager Dianne Thompson on paid administrative leave.  Thompson has been AG City Manager for less than a year. She started working for the city back in August of 2015, several months after controversial figure Steve Adams left the job.  No further detail was …

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More Gangs In SLO County

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office says gangs from neighboring counties are moving into SLO County.  Sheriff Ian Parkinson says the gangs are coming from Monterey County, Kern County and Santa Maria. They include Hispanic gangs, motorcycle gangs, and a white supremacist gang based in the Five Cities area. The sheriff’s office will add two more deputies to its gang …

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